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Title: Highway Storm

Date: 2001

Creator: George Webber

Additional Creator Information: Canadian (b. 1952)

Medium: silver gelatin print on paper, 1/40

This dramatic image is from George Webber's series The Blood Reserve, in which he explores the landscape and people who live on this First Nations reserve. This dramatic landscape expresses the tumultuous changes many of these communities are experiencing.

Why aren't there any people in this image? What is it about this image that makes it so dramatic? Do you think this image would be more effective if it were in colour?

Collection Area: Art

Rights Holder: Collection of Glenbow Museum; Gift of the Artist, 2004

Catalogue No: 2004.006.009

Image No: P0017640

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This artwork can be used in conjunction with Place: Transformation and Change education guide from the online teacher's resource series 21st Century Learning: Links to Our Collection.


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